Meaning of “move/go in for the kill” in the English Dictionary


"move/go in for the kill" in English

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move/go in for the kill

to prepare to defeat someone in an argument or competition when that person is already in a weak position:

He asked her a couple of difficult questions and then went in for the kill.

(Definition of “move/go in for the kill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)